TomTom Helped Cops Cheat by Selling Driver Data

Drivers in the Netherlands who noticed that speed traps were a little too perfectly placed lately weren't just being paranoid; turns out local cops have had a wealth of TomTom driving data—including historical speed—at their disposal. Because TomTom sold it to them. Et tu, satnav? » 4/28/11 11:20am 4/28/11 11:20am

Meet Finland's All-Knowing 3D Speed Camera

In Finland there are cameras. Automated cameras. They observe the roads, watching for speeders. Nothing new, right? Wrong. These silent watchers can ding drivers for pretty much everything else too. » 11/07/10 5:00pm 11/07/10 5:00pm

Speeding Tickets Now Coming From Outer Space

As though cameras on top of every traffic light weren't bad enough already: there's now a trial run of satellites that will catch you speeding, over a several-block range, from hundreds of miles up. Hope for clouds, I guess? » 4/22/10 10:00am 4/22/10 10:00am